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Let's go on Safari

£14.50
SKU G12CS40120
Continents and Countries Key Stage 1 Geography Skills and Fieldwork Locational and Place Knowledge Physical Geography Geography Year 1 Year 2

Take your class on safari to Africa with this Kenya KS1 Geography scheme of work for Year 1 and Year 2. Join explorers as they visit Kenya and meet the people, wildlife and landscapes. Your class will learn where Kenya is on a map and undertake a variety of fun activities to help them learn more about Kenya and compare it to the UK.

 
#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

Containing lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated activities, picture cards, information sheets and much more, these 'Let's go on Safari' lessons are the perfect way to introduce your KS1 class to Kenya. You'll have a bunch of knowledgable explorers in no time!

#Lesson1WhereisKenya

This Africa KS1 lesson starts by looking at a world map to identify the location of the seven continents and five oceans of the world. Your class will then find both the UK and Kenya on a world map and be introduced to the explorers who are excited about going on safari!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Route to Kenya map
#Lesson2WeatherandClimate

The second lesson in this Let's go on Safari scheme of work will explore the weather and climate in Kenya. Your class will use this information to help explorers pack appropriate cloting for their Safari. They will discover that Kenya has a range of land features which affect the temperature. Your class will also learn that due to Kenya's position near the equator it only has two seasons. They will compare the climate and seasons in Kenya to the climate and seasons in the UK.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Sentence cards
  • Information sheet
#Lesson3KenyasAfricanAnimals

This lesson gives your KS1 class the chance to find out about African animals found on safari in Kenya. Your children will discover what they look like, where they live and what they eat. They will use their detective skills to match animals to their habitats, thinking about what the animals need and where they most like to live. There is also the chance to reinforce their use of directional language to describe where things are on a map.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Safari map
  • Riddle cards
  • Picture cards
  • Word cards
#Lesson4MapsandCompasses

In this lesson your class will become confident using maps. They will be introduced to the four points of a compass rose and use them to navigate around a map. They will take part in practical activities as they follow instructions to find animals in the safari park.

This safari maps and compasses KS1 Geography lesson will engage your class as they learn all about going on safari in Kenya.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Safari map
  • Safari jeeps
  • Blank safari map
  • Clue sheet
  • Animal cards
#Lesson5KenyasLandscapes

In this lesson your class will find out about Kenya's different landscapes. They will take a look at some photos of amazing Kenyan scenery, describing what they can see. They will name and describe the land features, including savannahs, valleys, mountains and beaches. They will also take a look at the differences between cities such as Nairobi and small Kenyan villages.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Word cards
#Lesson6PeopleandCulture

In this lesson your class will meet some people from Kenya. They will compare Kenyans living a traditional lifestyle with those who live in modern cities. Your class will have the opportunity to look in detail at the Maasai tribe.

The ready-to-teach activities include reading facts and answering questions or making own African necklaces.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Help sheet
#Lesson7CompareKenyaandtheUK

The final lesson in this series asks your class compare Kenya and the UK. They will find out about a Kenyan child's day and compare it to their own, thinking about how their school day, food, clothing and activities are similar or different to their own. As an alternative to this activity, the children can look at pictures of food, homes and clothes to compare Kenya to the UK.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Sequence cards
  • Challenge sheets
  • End of unit quiz
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - name and locate the world's seven continents and five oceans.
  • KS1 - understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.
  • KS1 - use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather.
  • KS1 - use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage
  • KS1 - use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map
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